Now more than ever, employers must be a source of leadership for their teams.
Frequent, clear communication is key, but companies will have to supplement tools like Slack and Zoom to inform, engage and reassure their newly-remote teams. Asynchronous, accessible, and on-demand channels like podcasting can be crucial tools to do so.
Powerhouses like Salesforce, Dell and American Airlines have already embraced internal podcasts as a way to connect with their large workforces. These companies recognize that podcasts are quick to produce and distribute, making them a practical and reliable form of communication. Now, even smaller companies are challenged with uniting dispersed teams.
Here are a few ways employers of any size can use internal podcasting to communicate with their remote staff:
1. Inform employees.
Employees need clarity on expectations and updates to company policies in this quickly changing environment.